Pittsburgh Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers
Our firm has a comprehensive estate planning and probate practice designed to assist you throughout all stages of life. Flaherty Luvara Law Group, LLP has been helping individuals throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania for over 25 years. We are here to serve your estate and probate needs.
If you are interested in speaking with an attorney regarding your estate planning and probate needs, call our firm at 412-288-9160 to schedule your free initial consultation. You may also email us and someone will be in touch with you promptly.
Flaherty Luvara Law Group, LLP crafts estate plans that maximize asset protection and wealth transfer. Our firm can ensure your desires are established and an estate plan is set in place to carry out your wishes. Contact us to discuss the following:
- Business succession planning
- Health care directives
- Durable and general powers of attorney
Trust Accounting / Investment Supervision & Charitable Planning
We analyze investment statements and prepare periodic investment reviews and accountings. We counsel both the trustees and beneficiaries. We prepare fiduciary income tax returns.We advise clients on the alternative methods of charitable giving. We create and administer private foundations. as well as represent various foundations in administering grants. We assist public and private charities to obtain tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service.
Powers of Attorney
We prepare financial and medical powers of attorney for our clients and advise them on the benefits and detriments to executing such a document.
We prepare Living Wills either as a separate document or as part of a Durable Health Care Power of Attorney. We also provide miniature laminated Living Wills to our clients to carry with them at all times.
Our attorneys represent executors and administrators in Orphans Court. We can ensure that all responsibilities regarding the probate of wills and trusts are fully met.
- Notifying heirs
- Gathering assets
- Paying estate debts
- Distributing assets
Our firm defends and prosecutes will contests and other inheritance issues that may arise. People may contest a will because they believe they should have been an heir or because they believe they are not receiving the correct inheritance. People may also contest a will because they believe the decedent was under undue influence or was incapacitated at the time the will was drafted. We represent people who are contesting wills and those who are defending the validity of wills.Contact Flaherty Luvara Law Group, LLP to arrange your free initial consultation.